Toffee-dusted Halibut with Spicy Cumin Cream

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Main Ingredient: Seafood
Menu Part: Entree
Cuisine Type: French
Serves: 8

Toffee dust infuses halibut fillets with intriguing flavor. A fragrant cumin scented cream sauce tops this tantalizing preparation.

Ingredients

2 pt. heavy cream
21⁄2 tbsp. cayenne
1⁄4 cup ground cumin
4 8-oz. toffee bars, or equivalent (without chocolate)
8 6-oz. halibut fillets
Olive oil, as needed

Steps

1. In a saucepan over medium heat, combine cream, cayenne, and cumin. Reduce to approx. 3 cups. Reserve.

2. In a food processor, grind toffee bars into a fine dust. Season with salt and pepper.

3. Press both sides of halibut fillets with dust. In a pan over medium-high heat, quickly sear both sides of the fillets in oil. Finish fillets in a 400° F. oven for 5 min.

4. Serve atop a pool of spicy cumin cream.